1997 - Simer Singh, President and Co-Founder of ElectionMallTechnologies
(EMT), encourages his brother Ravi Singh, who is running for
Illinois State Representative, to use the World Wide Web and
make use of Email to communicate with voters. Ravi agrees and
holds the first online town hall meeting to explain this concept.
1999 - Simer and Ravi receive angel funding for the creation
and development ofEMT and file for 63 International Patents.
June 2000 - Ravi Singh attends the Democratic National Convention
and holds a press conference to explain the power of technology
to democratic candidates. In Addition, EMT launches an international
campaign in India. CEO Ravi Singh becomes the first Internet
entrepreneur to introduce the concept of online politics to
Democratic candidates in India and is invited as a guest on
the show Power Lunch Asia on CNBC.
July 2000 - EMT launches 8 unique sites to provide candidates
with various tools and services for e-campaigning. Everyone
from the President of the United States to the president of
the student body will now be able to communicate with voters
using EMT's unique products.
August 2000 - EMT holds its very first seminar on e-campaigning
with Merrill Lynch in Chicago, Illinois.
August 2000 - EMT signs an agreement forming a strategic alliance
with Chicago Kent College of Law, developing the largest database
of electronic election information on e-law.
September 2000 - EMT secures an online contract with the Republican
National Committee to send out emails for George W. Bush's Presidential
Campaign, utilizing eYardSigns.com (patent pending).
January 2001 - EMT is invited to attend the George W. Bush
March 2002 - EMT receives a "Pollie" award for Technology
from the American Association ofPolitical Consultants (AAPC).
June 2002 - EMT CEO Ravi Singh is invited to sit on the Board
of Directors of the Midwest Chapter of the AAPC.
June 2003 - EMT becomes ElectionMall Technologies, Inc. and
is restructured as an Illinois Corporation.
July 2003 - ElectionMall.com is re-launched with over 21 unique
sites for each of our innovative online products, all designed
to help political candidates run their political campaigns